Pook & Pook Inc. is preparing for a busy start to October, with two Americana auctions, Oct. 3 and Oct. 5, that feature historic works from the likes of Andrew Wyeth.
British audiences were enthralled by the works of American painters from the 'Dust Bowl' period, during the Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair. It was the first time the curated collection ‘There’s No Place Like Home' was displayed outside the U.S.
There's no question that appeal for a certain collecting interest can drive sales. So much so, explains Susan Mullikin, in her latest Ask the Experts response, that not knowing the identity of an artist, like the one behind a eye-catching Western print, may not deter buyers in the slightest.
The Virginia-based Quinn & Farmer is restructuring ownership of the business, with Paul Quinn assuming full ownership of auction business, and Ken Farmer redirecting his focus to expert appraisals, art brokerage and private consultation services.
Leading the offering of sterling silver, and possibly all lots of the Sept. 19-20 auction offered by Clars Auction Gallery, is a Gorham Martele six piece hot beverage service.
The contents of a southern mansion will be among the items offered during a two-day estate sale, Sept. 25-26, presented by Richard D. Hatch & Assoc.
More than 350 items of political memorabilia, including an 1860 Abraham Lincoln campaign hat badge, will come before bidders Sept. 26 through Heritage Auctions.
From one of the most distinguished private collections of Wedgwood Fairyland Lustre, 20 examples came to auction through James D. Julia, Inc., recently, including a unique Nizami covered box that realized $23,692.
In a new exhibition, Silver: From Mine to Masterpiece, scheduled to open Sept. 12, 2015 at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum in Williamsburg, 170 items of silver — from the colonial period to the early 19th century — will be displayed. The exhibition runs through Jan. 7, 2018.
The current auction record for a Spitler-decorated item, which was set in 2004, is nearly $1 million. Antoinette Rahn compiles a list of little-known facts regarding the life and work of Johannes Spitler (1774-1837).